| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A man who partially covered his face with a bandanna entered an apartment on Valencia Street in Costa Mesa, confronted an 18-year-old woman with a knife and then sexually assaulted her, police said Thursday.
The man, who told the victim to not make...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
A murder victim's father described a detective who was as caring as he was skilled.
Cops remembered a field officer who mentored rookies. An off-the-job buddy recalled a quick-witted jokester.
And the police chief praised his charge's work but took a...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
New Directions for Women raised more than $400,000 at its fifth annual Circle of Life fundraising breakfast.
The event, hosted at the Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach on March 25, garnered a turnout of about 250 attendees, including Mayor Keith...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:46 AM
WESTMINSTER — A burgeoning relationship between a small Christian college in Costa Mesa and a public university in Iraq could help shape the Middle Eastern country's response to gender-based violence in its northern region.
Over the span of 15...
| May 11, 2013
| 3:28 PM
SAN BERNARDINO — When Karl Pettway opened the front door to his second-story stuccoed apartment, a man posing as a construction worker told him his car may have been dinged.
Pettway peeked out and spotted his Ford, unscathed.
But what he didn'...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Virginia “Ginny” Louise Frova Watts
Virginia “Ginny” Louise (Frova) Watts, of Newport Beach CA and Pinehurst, NC, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was her wish to be buried watching over her...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Vanguard University began its 90th anniversary celebration in the world of higher education Thursday with a look at what some of its alumni have gone on to accomplish.
University officials, alumni and some cupcakes in the Great...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:47 PM
COSTA MESA — An Orange Coast College student is due in court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday on charges of sexual battery and lewd conduct.
Brendan Douglas Copley, 20, of Costa Mesa, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of touching an...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 5:58 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting on an oversized plush chair in baseball legend Chuck Finley's Newport Beach home, actress Tawny Kitaen seems to be in a much different place than she was eight years ago. A soccer goal is visible in the backyard, and her...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 8:36 PM
SANTA ANA — A former Newport Harbor High School football player was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for killing a Newport Beach liquor store owner and clerk during a shoplifting dispute over an adult magazine.
Weston Scott Kruger,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 8:03 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison.
Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Girls Inc. of Orange County and the Girls Inc. Guild presented "Imagine," their 2010 annual fundraising benefit, held at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach.
Since 1954, Girls Inc. of Orange County has been dedicated to assisting young women...